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Jon Stewart Gets Personal About Celiac Disease

On The Daily Show Jon Stewart opened up about his son’s experiences dealing with Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects 1 in 100 people worldwide.

When those with Celiac disease eat gluten, their bodies attack the gut and damage the villi that line the small intestine. These villi, tiny hair-like projections, are supposed to absorb nutrients for the body, but cannot for those with Celiac disease.

For Jews, it’s been described as “like Passover, but year-round” just without the matzo.

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Jon Stewart Gets Personal About Celiac Disease

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